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Seagate Pushes Hardware-Based Encryption

Seagate Technology on Monday took another step into the security arena with a new encrypted hard drive. The company plans to start shipping units to notebook manufacturers in early 2007. Seagate's goal is to simplify the security and management of private data stored on computing devices, including ...

MySpace Inks Deal to Block Copyright Infringers

MySpace.com on Monday said it has licensed technology to block unauthorized copyrighted music audio recordings from being posted on its site. Like YouTube and other social networking sites, MySpace is feeling the pressure from major record labels and Hollywood studios to stem the tide of copyright i...

HEALTH AND MEDICINE

KFC Removes Trans Fats From Menu

In the the wake of a lawsuit seeking to blame KFC for health problems, the leading fried chicken chain on Monday said it is converting all of its 5,500 restaurants in the United States to a zero grams trans fat cooking oil. The new oil, a low linolenic soybean oil, will replace the partially hydroge...

Cingular First to Offer New HP iPAQ Phone

Cingular will be the first carrier in the United States to offer Hewlett-Packard's new iPAQ handheld device, the companies announced Thursday. The phone features five wireless communications technologies including global satellite positioning. HP's iPAQ hw6920 series Mobile Messenger was designed wi...

Controversial Ads Heighten Stem Cell Hubbub

Controversial television commercials about the war in Iraq and stem cell research may be remembered long after the 2006 mid-term elections are over. The debates began swirling over a Republican ad that used fear tactics to sway voters, but grew louder in the wake of a pro stem cell research campaign...

Microsoft to Push Vista With Holiday Discount Program

Customers looking to buy new PCs this holiday season can enjoy a special gift from Microsoft -- discounted or free copies of the Vista operating system and Microsoft Office 2007 productivity suite. Microsoft on Tuesday announced programs to provide holiday shoppers with low-cost upgrades with the pu...

Google Launches Custom Search Service

Google on Monday launched a new service that lets users customize its search engine. The Google Custom Search Engine is aimed at bringing tailored search to Web sites and blogs. The new tool allows users to use the Google search platform to create a search engine focused on any content they like, fr...

IPTV: Almost Ready for Prime Time

Despite the multiple millions of dollars being poured into its development, Internet Protocol Television is still not an eminent threat to old fashioned cable -- but it is edging closer to "prime-time" status. Microsoft is billing its TV IPTV Edition as "better TV, not 'me too' TV." Nortel, Cisco an...

BitTorrent Inks Software Deals With Electronics Makers

The once-controversial BitTorrent has inked deals with several hardware manufacturers to embed its software in consumer products. BitTorrent makes a peer-to-peer digital content delivery platform known by the same name. The platform, along with others like it, has come under fire in the past for hos...

Google Launches Guide to US Congressional Elections

Google on Monday stepped into the political arena with its latest offering, the Google Earth Election Guide. The application mixes the company's Google Earth program with information about the U.S. congressional races coming up in November. Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power...

Sling Media, Symbian to Bring Mobile TV to Smartphones

Sling Media on Tuesday announced a partnership with smartphone operating system developer Symbian to bring mobile TV to consumers. Sling Media will deliver a version of its SlingPlayer Mobile software application for the Symbian OS in select European and Asian countries during the fourth quarter of ...

Sony Preps 22 Game Titles for PlayStation 3 Launch

With the launch of the PlayStation 3 game console less than one month away, Sony on Thursday revealed additional details on the device as well as which game titles will be available first for the next-generation machine. Sony unveiled 22 titles for the PS3 that will be available when it launches on ...

Microsoft Unleashes IE 7 Browser for Windows XP

After years of waiting, consumers on Wednesday finally got the chance to download a new version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer. The software giant released Windows IE 7 for Windows XP, the latest version of the market-leading browser, with plenty of promises. The browser comes with the pledge of g...

McAfee Fires Allegations at Microsoft Over Vista Security

In a security industry battle that is heating up day by day, McAfee is alleging that Microsoft has failed to keep its end of a deal to cooperate with security software companies. Microsoft promised the European Commission last week that it would alter its new Vista operating system to allow security...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Monster Founder Taylor’s New Boomer-Targeted Venture

Jeff Taylor is at it again. The Monster.com founder raised US$10 million in venture capital from General Catalyst Partners and Sequoia Capital to launch Eons, a 50-plus-targeted media company that he hopes will inspire a generation of Baby Boomers and seniors to live the biggest life possible. Taylo...

Mozilla Releases Firefox 2.0 Beta, Invites 3.0 Suggestions

As Firefox lovers await version 2.0 of the open source browser, Mozilla is already moving ahead with plans to develop the next version -- and it wants your help. Mozilla issued Release Candidate 3 of Firefox 2.0 on Monday. It is expected to be the final version of the browser before its official lau...

US, Russian Scientists Create Super-Heavy Element 118

U.S. and Russian scientists on Monday announced they have created the newest super-heavy element, element 118. Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from Dubna, the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Russia, discovered the element during experim...

Florida Judge OKs ‘Bully’ Video Game for Sale to Minors

A circuit court judge in Florida's Miami-Dade County has decided not to ban the sale of a controversial video game to minors. Judge Ronald Friedman previewed "Bully," a game scheduled to be released for Sony's PlayStation 2 on Tuesday. After watching a live demonstration of the game, he decided that...

Microsoft Changes Stance on Vista Kernel Access

Microsoft on Friday changed its stance on a Vista security feature that has ruffled the feathers of antivirus vendor powerhouses in recent weeks. Symantec and McAfee cried foul when they learned that the software giant was planning to block security software vendors' access to Vista's kernel, which ...

Palm Launches Entry-Level Treo Smartphone

Palm took the wraps off its first entry-level smartphone at the DigitalLife trade show in New York on Thursday. The Treo 680's design aims to broaden the appeal of feature-rich smartphones beyond business clients to attract everyday users who like to listen to music, take pictures and surf the Web. ...

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